COLUMBUS ZOO'S NEW STARS HAVE STRIPES

Two Amur tiger cubs were born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on June 28 and 29, 2012. The first arrived at 10:41 p.m. and the second about four hours later. The newborn cubs, weighing just two to three pounds at birth, were initially monitored by the animal care team using a remote feed from a camera mounted in the den.

The team was already concerned about the health of the first cub which, despite nursing successfully shortly after the birth of the second cub, had not nursed for an extended perio